[Reber in 1988]
Reber in 1988. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1912]
Reber in 1912. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in front of U Tasmania telescope, 1986]
Reber in front of U Tasmania telescope, 1986. (Image courtesy "The Mercury", Hobart, Tasmania)



[Reber's antenna in Wheaton, IL]
Reber's antenna in Wheaton IL. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber chart recordings 1943]
Reber chart recordings, 1943. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1970]
Reber in 1970. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at telescope in Green Bank, 1960]
Reber at telescope in Green Bank, 1960. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber Telescope in Green Bank, 1984]
Reber Telescope in Green Bank, 1984. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber during Attu, Alaska, solar eclipse expedition, 1950]
Reber during Attu, Alaska, solar eclipse expedition, 1950. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at telescope crank in Green Bank, 1988]
Reber at the Reber telscope crank in Green Bank, 1988. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at receiver]
Reber at his receiver. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber at the reconstructed Jansky antenna, 1995]
Reber at the reconstructed Jansky antenna, 1995. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania]
Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania, 2003. (Image courtesy of Dave McConnell)



[Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania]
Reber's house in Bothwell, Tasmania, 2003. (Image courtesy of Dave McConnell)



[Reber and Arthur C. Clarke, 1969]
Reber and Arthur C. Clarke, 1969. (Image courtesy of John Kraus estate)



[Reber's telescope in Maui, Hawaii, 1952]
Reber's telescope in Maui, Hawaii, 1952. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1937]
Reber in 1937. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber in 1988 at OSU]
Reber lectures at Ohio State Univ., Feb. 1988. (Photo by John Kraus, courtesy of John Kraus estate.)



[Reber receiving 1931 ham radio award]
Reber (far right) receiving ham radio award, December 1931. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber unpacking equipment in Green Bank, 1995]
Reber unpacking equipment in Green Bank, 1995. (NRAO/AUI/NSF image)



[Reber with Big Ear at OSU, 1962]
Reber at "Big Ear," Ohio State's radio telescope, 1962. (Image courtesy of Kraus estate)



[Reber's 144m wavelength array in Tasmania]
Reber's 144m wavelength array in Tasmania. (Image courtesy of Reber estate)



[Reber pulling wire]
Reber pulling wire in Tasmania. (Image courtesy of Reber estate)



[Reber in his electric car]
Reber in his electric car, Pixie. (Image courtesy of Reber estate)




Index to the Papers of Grote Reber: Spread F Correspondence, 1953-1958

Spread F Series: Correspondence: Correspondence related to Reber's research on Spread F in Hawaii, Dakar, Rarotonga, and Buenos Aires. Primary correspondents are Grote Reber; J.C.W. Scott of the Defence Research Board in Ottawa, Canada; Captaine Halley of the Service de Prevision Ionospherique Militaire in France; R.W.H. Wright of University College in Nigeria; Harry Wells of the U.S. National Bureau of Standards; W.B. Chadwick of the Carnegie Institute Department of Terrestrial Magnetism; Syun-Ichi Akasofu of the Geophysical Institute of Japan; and Harold D. Babcock of Mt. Wilson and Palomar Observatories.

See separate index for Reber's Spread F data.

Use the "find in page" feature of your browser to search for words or phrases in the index listing.


Date Writer Recipient Subjects Notes Format Related Material
9/3/1953 Grote Reber J. C. W. Scott Spread F Carbon copy
9/25/1953 James C. W. Scott Grote Reber Cosmic noise & spread F Original
9/10/1955 Grote Reber Chief of Ionosphere Service - Buenos Aires, Argentina Spread F studies in Argentina Carbon copy
10/14/1955 Grote Reber Chief Scientist : Service de Pervision Ionospherique Militaire Request for missing data on Dakar Original
11/3/1955 Captaine Halley Grote Reber Able to provide data for January, February, March & June 1952; 1954. The station was not functional before 1949 Original
11/3/1955 Raymond W. H. Wright Grote Reber Request for reprint Original
12/7/1955 Grote Reber R. W. H. Wright Spread F on verso: 5/28/1958 letter; pencilled note at bottom: "probably sent Spread F Over Hawaii, Spread F Over Washington, Nature Jan. 8 & 15, 1955" Carbon copy
3/12/1956 Grote Reber Mrs. Harrison Dakar data Original
3/15/1956 M. Harrison Grote Reber Thanks for Dakar data GR donated to Commonwealth of Australia Ionospheric Prediction Service library Original
3/19/1956 Grote Reber Capitaine Halley Dakar data analysed for Spread F; requests monthly data sheets for hourly values of foF2 Carbon copy Attached to letter: GR's interpretation of Halley's letter
4/18/1956 Captaine Halley Grote Reber Monthly data sheets will be sent Original
11/20/1956 Grote Reber U. S. National Bureau of Standards Request for Spread F data at Buenos Aires Carbon copy
12/18/1956 W. B. Chadwick Grote Reber GR's letter 11/20/1956 referred to Chadwick; he requests copies of GR's Spread F article; Buenos Aires data GR requested will be sent if reliable address is given Original
1/2/1957 Grote Reber Harry Wells "World Wide Spread F" reprints sent; GR clears up address confusion Carbon copy
1/2/1957 Grote Reber W. B. Chadwick GR still trying to obtain South America data; says results show that cosmic static at kilometer wavelengths comes in regularly both night and day Original
1/10/1957 Harry Wells Grote Reber He will send 6 copies of GR's "World-wide Spread F" to Chadwick Original
1/17/1957 W. B. Chadwick Grote Reber Sending photostats of foF2 from Sao Paulo between May 1953 and May 1956; foF2 from Buenos Aires 1950, part of 1956 Original
3/8/1957 Grote Reber W. B. Chadwick GR's analysis of Spread F at Buenos Aires Carbon copy
6/5/1957 Grote Reber Capitaine Halley Inquiry about ionosphere data from Dakar Carbon copy
7/8/1957 Grote Reber Centre National D'Etudes des Telecommunications Microfilm of Dakar Spread F data available Original
7/19/1957 Grote Reber Centre National D'Etudes des Telecommunications GR happy to receive microfilm of Spread F at Dakar Carbon copy
8/28/1957 Grote Reber Centre National D'Etudes des Telecommunications Notification of GR's change of address Carbon copy
8/28/1957 Grote Reber W. B. Chadwick Notification of GR's change of address Carbon copy
11/6/1957 W. B. Chadwick Grote Reber Photostat of February 1957 foF2 data from Buenos Aires GR's pencilled note: "as of 5th May 1958, the April 1957 data is last received from Buenos Aires" Original
1/25/1958 Syun-Ichi Akasofu Grote Reber Request for GR's Spread F reprints Original
2/20/1958 Grote Reber Syun-Ichi Akasofu GR sends 5 different reprints Carbon copy
5/28/1958 Grote Reber Harold D. Babcock Sent Babcock a reprint of "World Wide Spread F" Original
5/28/1958 Grote Reber R. W. H. Wright GR sends "World Wide Spread F" article on verso: letter dated 12/7/1955 Carbon copy
6/4/1958 H. W. Babcock Grote Reber Reply to GR's letter to Harold D. Babcock 5/28/1958, thanking him for the reprint Original

Modified on Tuesday, 15-Nov-2005 09:24:14 EST by Ellen Bouton, Archivist (Questions or feedback)